In Memory of

ERNEST CHARLES BUDD

Rifleman
S/27053
1st Bn., Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)
Killed in Action on Friday, 29th March 1918.

Additional Information:

 

Ernest Charles Budd
Son of Charles Budd and Elizabeth Budd (nee Fox) of 112 Broadway, Roath. Born 1883, Westminster London. Baptised 27th July 1884, Shereford, Norfolk. Husband of Alice (nee Scotton), of 114 Newport Rd, Leyton. Married 4th January 1907 at West Ham, Essex. Children: Leonard William Ernest Budd and Edward George Budd. In 1911 they lived at 12 Albert Rd, Leyton, Essex. Occupation: Postman and Letter Sorter. Brother of Albert Cecil Budd (also commemorated on this memorial).

Commemorative Information

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference/Panel Number: Bay 9
Location: The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station. The Memorial commemorates almost 35,000 casualties of the British, New Zealand and South African Forces who died between Spring 1916 and 7th August 1918, with the exception of casualties of the Battle of Cambrai in 1917, and who have no known grave. The design, by Sir Edwin Lutyens, consists of a cloister, 25 feet high and 380 feet long, built up on Doric columns and faces west. In the broader part of the site the colonnade returns to form a recessed and open court, terminated by an apse. The names of the casualties are carved on stone panels fixed to the cloister walls.
Historical Information: The Memorial commemorates almost 35,000 casualties of the British, New Zealand and South African Forces who died between Spring 1916 and 7th August 1918, excluding casualties of the Battle of Cambrai in 1917, and who have no known grave. The design, by Sir Edwin Lutyens, consists of a cloister built upon Doric columns and faces west. In the broader part of the site the colonnade returns to form a recessed and open court, terminated by an apse in front of which is the Arras Flying Services Memorial. The names of the casualties are carved on stone panels which are fixed to the cloister walls.